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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2014/09/17/hog-island-oyster-farm-fights-climate-change-as-demand-soars/ target=_self>Hog Island Oyster Farm Fights Climate Change as Demand Soars</a>

Bay Area Bites | September 17, 2014

Hog Island Oyster Farm Fights Climate Change as Demand Soars

Hog Island Oyster Leases. Photo courtesy of Hog Island Oyster Co. By Sarah Henry, Civil Eats (9/10/14) Oysters are big business. That might not be immediately apparent on a visit to Hog Island Oyster Company in Northern California's bucolic Tomales Bay, where the place still has read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/science/2014/09/17/stanford-psychologist-who-studies-racial-profiling-wins-genius-grant/ target=_self>Stanford Psychologist Who Studies Racial Profiling Wins ‘Genius Grant’</a>

KQED Science | September 17, 2014

Stanford Psychologist Who Studies Racial Profiling Wins ‘Genius Grant’

By Don Babwin Associated Press Stanford psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt was awarded a ‘genius grant' for her research on racial stereotypes and crime. (Courtesy of the MacArthur Foundation) A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/science/2014/09/17/stanford-psychologist-who-studies-racial-profiling-wins-genius-grant/ target=_self>Stanford Psychologist Who Studies Racial Profiling Wins ‘Genius Grant’</a>

KQED Science | September 17, 2014

Stanford Psychologist Who Studies Racial Profiling Wins ‘Genius Grant’

By Don Babwin Associated Press Stanford psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt was awarded a ‘genius grant' for her research on racial stereotypes and crime. (Courtesy of the MacArthur Foundation) A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/give-cyclists-three-feet-its-the-law/ target=_self>Give Cyclists Three Feet, It’s The Law</a>

News Fix | September 17, 2014

Give Cyclists Three Feet, It’s The Law

Drivers must give cyclists three feet, or face a $35 fine. (Jeremy Raff/KQED) By Bay City News Service While cars passing bicyclists always had to give them a safe distance, California has now defined that distance as three feet. A law requiring drivers to give bicyclists three feet of clearance while passing them read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2014/09/17/first-look-uptown-oaklands-taiwan-bento/ target=_self>First Look: Uptown Oakland’s Taiwan Bento</a>

Bay Area Bites | September 17, 2014

First Look: Uptown Oakland’s Taiwan Bento

Stacy Tang's MBA from Cornell led her to work in the tech industry for a time. But her husband, Willy Wang (also in tech), convinced her that her passion resided elsewhere, namely in the restaurant business. They've recently opened Taiwan Bento in uptown Oakland, where the focus is on bento-style read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/09/how-virtual-reality-meets-real-life-learning-with-mobile-games/ target=_self>How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games</a>

Mindshift | September 17, 2014

How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

Participatory games let students see archival footage of events that happened in the places where they stand. (Rosenfeld Media/Flickr) The buzz around games and learning has mostly focused on how educators can learn from game structure to create engaging learning experiences. Or else, educators are experimenting with video games meant to read more...

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<a href=http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/kqed/nHAK/~3/jMry9WLpjLw/ target=_self>How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games</a>

KQED | September 17, 2014

How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

Games played on mobile devices allow teachers to leverage all the information on the internet along with the lived experiences of people in real life. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201409170850/c target=_self>Stanislaus County Offers Loans to Drill as Groundwater Wells Go Dry</a>

The California Report | September 17, 2014

Stanislaus County Offers Loans to Drill as Groundwater Wells Go Dry

The new rules to manage California's groundwater supply will take years to implement. But in the meantime, as many as 1.5 million Californians rely on domestic groundwater wells for their drinking water. Some of them need help NOW, because those wells are starting to go dry. Drilling new wells may read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201409170850/a target=_self>Residents of Weed Left Without Homes After Devastating Boles Fire</a>

The California Report | September 17, 2014

Residents of Weed Left Without Homes After Devastating Boles Fire

Fire officials say more than 150 buildings were damaged or destroyed. The town is home to fewer than 3,000 people. The fire burned less than 400 acres--but the speed of it--driven by 40 mile per hour winds kept firefighters scrambling to get ahead. read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201409170850/b target=_self>Governor's Signature Begins Road to Groundwater Reform</a>

The California Report | September 17, 2014

Governor's Signature Begins Road to Groundwater Reform

Credit the state's historic drought for political action on longtime water needs in California. That was the assessment of Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday, just after he signed a trio of laws regulating the use of groundwater in California--for the first time. read more...

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